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COVID Vaccine Rollout Shines Light on Importance of Kentucky’s Transportation and Logistics Networks

The need to move goods safely and expeditiously across a reliable transportation network has never been greater.  The nation’s first shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Louisville on Dec. 13 in what is being hailed a “historic moment” for the United States.  UPS Worldport will handle vaccine distribution to […]

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Kentuckians for Better Transportation Announces New Executive Director

Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT) welcomed a new Executive Director to lead the organization starting December 1. Jennifer Kirchner, a former executive director for the Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau, brings extensive experience building partnerships within a community and region. At the Bureau, Kirchner was responsible for leading the […]

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HB 580 a Good Start to Fund Kentucky’s Decaying Infrastructure

Co-Authors Mark Day, Director of Development and Facilities, Lexington Blue Grass AirportChuck Craycraft, Vice President, HW Lochner Inc.Honorable Brad Schneider, Henderson County Judge-ExecutiveAndrew Aiello, General Manager, Transit Authority of Northern KentuckyAnne Lawson, Manager, Elizabethtown Flying Service, Elizabethtown Regional AirportWilliam Downey, Director Government Affairs, RJ Corman Railroad Group LLCGreg Pritchett, Port […]

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Leaders Say Riverport Upgrades Could Mean Economic Growth for Paducah, Mccracken County

PADUCAH – Two grants, one riverport, and endless possibilities: The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority is currently upgrading the riverport in Paducah. City leaders say it could put Paducah on the map as a landing site for a major employer, which could mean more jobs. Crews are working on reinforcing concrete at […]

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Take the Pledge

Today is the official end of National Work Zone Awareness week which kicked off on Monday. According to the US DOT, there were approximately 3,100 work zone crashes in 2018. Distracted driving was and is a major contributor to work zone crashes. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that […]

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Ranking Member Graves Statement From Hearing on Airport Investment

PRESS RELEASE |  For Immediate Release: March 26, 2019 Contact: Justin Harclerode or Suzanne Youngblood (202) 225-9446 Washington, D.C. – Opening remarks, as prepared, of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s hearing entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investment in our Nation’s Airports […]

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